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AcceleRISE 2020 goes virtual

June 9, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The second annual AcceleRISE conference, hosted by Security Industry Association’s RISE community for young security professionals and professionals new to the industry, will now be held virtually, July 27-31, as opposed to taking place in Austin, Texas as announced in February 2020.  Although the conference has gone virtual, what Katie Greatti, associate director of certification at SIA, staff liaison for the SIA RISE committee and conference manager for AccelerRISE,...

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SIA open protocol approved as international standard

June 8, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—Developed and maintained by the Security Industry Association (SIA) OSDP Working Group since 2011, the SIA Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP), an access control communications standard to improve interoperability among access control and security products, has been approved by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) technical committee on alarm and electronic security systems as an international standard. “This is really exciting for the industry,” Anthony...

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New SIA Women in Security Forum scholarship program available

May 18, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) is now accepting applications for the SIA Women in Security Forum Scholarship program.The initiative, developed by the SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF), will offer multiple scholarships worth at least $3,000 each to further educational opportunities for awardees and help them thrive in the industry. The WISF offers programs, professional development opportunities and networking events to support the involvement of women in the security...

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On The Editor's Desk

Industry associations assess COVID’s impact

May 6, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

Trying to gauge how badly the security industry is being affected by the coronavirus, and figuring out ways to best help us all get through this, is top of mind for everyone. In the last few weeks, The Monitoring Association (TMA), the Electronic Security Association (ESA) and the Security Industry Association (SIA) joined together to conduct a nationwide survey of members in order to better understand the impact COVID-19 has had on electronic security and life safety businesses. This survey confirms...

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Security industry comes together during crisis

March 25, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

These are very strange and trying times we are living in. With many of us working from home, including sheltering in place and even self-quarantining for some, focusing on what matters most — family and health — is the real priority right now. But balancing staying safe and healthy with trying to sustain a business during these economically devastating times has become a major challenge for many security integrators, dealers and manufacturers, as the current crisis has turned everything,...

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SIA welcomes new chairman, announces executive committee

March 19, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) welcomed a new chairman, announced its 2020 executive committee and welcomed five new members to the SIA Board of Directors at The Advance, SIA's annual membership meeting, held virtually on Tuesday, March 17.SIA ratified the selection of Pierre Trapanese, CEO of Northland Controls, as SIA's chairman of the board. Trapanese has 33 years of international project and financial management experience in the security industry. He has been...

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ISC West rescheduled for July 20-22

March 13, 2020SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS— Reed Exhibitions announced that ISC West, originally scheduled for March 17-20, has being rescheduled for July 20-22, 2020, here at the Sands Expo Center.While they are still working out the details, ISC Security Events noted that all contracts for exhibit space and media to date for the March 2020 ISC West edition will be rolled over towards participation in the July 2020 edition of ISC West.“The Security Industry Association (SIA) will be rescheduling committee meetings,...

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PSA, SIA team up to create cyber track for PSA TEC 2020

February 19, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA and the Security Industry Association (SIA) are teaming up to provide a cybersecurity track at PSA TEC 2020, an annual systems integrator focused conference, held April 20-23 at the Sheraton Downtown in Denver, Colo.“PSA TEC 2020 will feature exclusive cybersecurity thought leadership in our track, cyberTEC powered by SIA,” PSA CEO Bill Bozeman told Security Systems News. “The cyberTEC track will feature sessions on cyber-attack risk mitigation, cybersecurity...

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ASSA ABLOY named SIA 2020 Member of the Year

February 17, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md. - The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named ASSA ABLOY as the recipient of the 2020 Member of the Year Award, and will present ASSA ABLOY with the award at SIA's annual membership meeting, The Advance, on March 17 during ISC West. The award honors SIA member companies that have shown noteworthy involvement in SIA committees and working groups, SIA events and the SIA [email protected] conference program; leadership activity; recruitment of SIA members; and contributions to SIA...

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Cyber, cloud computing, biometrics top trends for 2020

January 22, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—This month's News Poll looks at the state of the industry for 2020, including which trends and technologies will dominate the headlines well into the New Year.The News Poll builds on the key mega trends that the Security Industry Association (SIA) identified as impacting the security industry, which include: • Cybersecurity's Impact on Physical Security; • Artifical Intelligence; • Facial Recognition; • Emphasis on Data Privacy; •...

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